The budget deadline for the State of California has passed. With the state having access to more income than previously thought, will further cuts nevertheless be made?
And south of the border, a movement of tens of thousands in Mexico, are taking to the streets to protest the violence and corruption in President Calderonâs US backed war on drugs that have left at least 35,000 people dead.
Also, within the context of the FBIâs renewed focus on activists, the home of a local Chicano rights activist and frequent guest on KPFK was raided by the federal agency; family members and supporters of Carlos Montes speak out.
Guests include: Astrid Campos of the California Partnership; Mexico based author and activist Laura Carlsen, Felicia Montes, daughter of Carlos Montes and Ed Gardner with the LA Committee to stop FBI Repression.